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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Overview

  • At the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC), our team of experts works together to provide compassionate and comprehensive care for patients with lung cancer. We are committed to providing every patient with the best and most personalized treatment options available, taking advantage of the full range of services of a top-ranked cancer hospital and research center.

    Your health care team includes distinguished thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists who have pioneered the most effective techniques in lung cancer treatment.

    Exceptional Care for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    • Multidisciplinary team approach to care based on each patient’s unique situation.
    • Deep expertise in diagnosing and treating even the most complicated cases.
    • Minimally-invasive surgical techniques with faster recovery time.
    • Genetically-based personalized medicine for certain types of tumors.
    • Access to the very latest therapies, including clinical trials.
    • Timely diagnosis and treatment (appointments within five business days or less).
    • A full range of resources and treatments for symptom management.
    • Access to the entire range of expertise at two world-class medical centers — Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
    • Comprehensive support services for you and your family.
  • Information and Resources

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    Becoming a Patient

    As a new Dana-Farber patient, find answers to questions about your first visit: what to bring, how to find us, where to park, and how to prepare.

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    How Our Thoracic (Lung) Cancer Patients Rate Dana-Farber

    Take a look at our patient satisfaction survey results for our patients treated for thoracic (lung) cancer.
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    Support Services and Amenities

    We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.